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1)

What is the definition of "ha'Mishkan", "ha'Ohel" and "Michseihu"?

1.

Rashi: "ha'Mishkan" is the bottom set of curtains; 1 "ha'Ohel is the curtains made of goat-skin 2 and "Michseihu", the curtains of ram-skins dyed red and of the Tachash. 3


1

Which the Torah specifically calls "Mishkan" (See Shemos 26:1).

2

So-called because they covered the Mishkan.

3

See Sifsei Chachamim.

2)

Why is "Michseihu" written in the singular, when the Pasuk in Shemos (26:14) implies that they were two individual curtains?

1.

Sifsei Chachamim: They were indeed manufactured as two independent curtains, but they were then sewn together. 1

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